General Assembly, Almaty, Kazakhstan

1894-2019:125 years of internationally coordinated glacier monitoring

Achievements and future challenges

Almaty, Kazakhstan 10.-14. September 2019

10.09.2019: arrival, registration, ice breaker
11.09.2019: welcome speeches, historical background & international monitoring strategy by Director WGMS, status reports on national implementation by NCs
12.09.2019: workshops on (i) reanalysing glacier mass balance series, (ii) national and global glacier inventories, (iii) data submission to WGMS and GLIMS, (iv) glacier monitoring for water resource management and disaster risk reduction, (v) strengthening the regional monitoring network
13.09.2019: excursion & public outreach
14.09.2019: departure

Detailed Programme

Visa requirements
Participants are responsible for their visa applications. A copy of the passport, arrival and departure dates are needed.

A shared room accommodation for the participants is booked at Hotel Almaty and covered by the organizers from 10.09.2019 to 14.09.2019. Additional nights before or after the meeting need to be organized and payed by the participants.

Weather & climate conditions
local conditions

Local Organizing Committee (LOC)

last change 23/05/2019